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Pyrus pyrifolia
(Oriental pear tree)

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Pyrus pyrifolia (Oriental pear tree)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pyrus pyrifolia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Oriental pear tree
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fruits
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm. f.) Nakai

Preferred Common Name

  • Oriental pear tree

Variety

  • Pyrus pyrifolia var. culta

Other Scientific Names

  • Pyrus aromatica
  • Pyrus serotina Rehder
  • Pyrus sinensis (Thouin) Spreng., nom. illeg.

International Common Names

  • English: Japanese pear
  • French: nashi; poirier-pomme

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Asiatischer Birnbaum; Japanischer Birnbaum

EPPO code

  • PYUPC (Pyrus pyrifolia var. culta)
  • PYUPY (Pyrus pyrifolia)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rosales
  •                         Family: Rosaceae
  •                             Genus: Pyrus
  •                                 Species: Pyrus pyrifolia

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Acrobasis pyrivorella (pear fruit moth); Alternaria gaisen (black spot of Japanese pear); Amphitetranychus viennensis (hawthorn (spider) mite); Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (apricot butteratura); Apple stem grooving virus; Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly); Botryosphaeria berengeriana f.sp. pyricola (Physalospora canker); Diaporthe eres (apple leaf, branch and fruit fungus); Erwinia pyrifoliae; Gymnosporangium asiaticum (Japanese pear rust); Pseudococcus comstocki (Comstock mealybug); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Scolytus rugulosus (shothole borer)

Minor host of:

Aleurocanthus spiniferus (orange spiny whitefly); Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly); Anoplophora chinensis (black and white citrus longhorn); Apple scar skin viroid (apple dimple); Apple stem pitting virus (apple Spy 227 epinasty & decline); Armillaria tabescens (armillaria root rot); Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Carposina sasakii (peach fruit moth); Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Ceroplastes japonicus (tortoise wax scale); Dickeya fangzhongdai; Erwinia amylovora (fireblight); Grapholita inopinata (Manchurian fruit moth); Haematonectria haematococca (dry rot of potato); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa); Monilinia fructigena (brown rot); Neonectria ditissima (Nectria canker (apple, pear)); Phytoplasma pyri (pear decline); Rhagoletis pomonella (apple maggot); Xylella taiwanensis; Xylosandrus germanus (black timber bark beetle)

Wild host of:

Ochropsora ariae

Host of (source - data mining):

Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth)

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Fruits